LDI Associate Fellow Appointment Criteria

Criteria for Initial Appointment

Eligibility: Health services research trainee affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania or CHOP, including (a) PhD students, (b) post-doctoral fellows, (c) residents/fellows actively engaged in research or research training, (d) MD-MSHP students, and (e) instructors.

Requirements

1) Spend approximately 75-100 hours per year related to LDI's mission. Qualifying activities are broadly defined and include many forms of collaboration, participation, and engagement with LDI and the LDI community. Examples include:

  • Research and policy projects
    • Serve as an investigator on a research and/or policy project directly connected to LDI's mission
    • Prepare a proposal on a research and/or policy project directly connected to LDI's mission with other LDI Fellows
  • LDI community involvement
  • Original content
    • Prepare blogs for LDI on behalf of its mission
  • Presentations and mentorship

2) Use LDI affiliation on all manuscripts and presentations related to LDI’s mission.

3) Provide annual updates on your LDI-related research, policy, and educational activities, including publications, presentations, grants, etc.

Appointment Process

Applications for Associate Fellows are reviewed on an ongoing basis. Associate Fellows are appointed for the duration of their education program, training program, or instructor assignment. 


Criteria for Reappointment

Eligibility: At the conclusion of their initial Associate Fellow term, Associate Fellows with a continuing or new student, trainee, or instructor affiliation with the University of Pennsylvania or CHOP as health services researchers can apply to renew their Associate Fellow appointment.  

Reappointment requires demonstrated engagement with LDI during the previous term and an agreement to:

1) Spend approximately 75-100 hours per year on LDI activities, including collaboration, participation, and engagement with LDI and the LDI community.

2) Use LDI affiliation on all manuscripts and presentations related to LDI’s mission.

3) Provide annual updates on your LDI-related research, policy and educational activities, including publications, presentations, grants, etc.

Reappointment Process

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Reappointment will be for the duration of the continuing or new education program, training program, or instructor assignment.